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CPE Self-Study

Annual Accounting and Auditing Workshop

  • $189.00-$239.00
    Annual Accounting and Auditing Workshop In Stock Product #: 736192
    AICPA Member: $189.00
    Non-Member: $239.00
  • $239.00-$299.00
    Annual Accounting and Auditing Workshop In Stock Product #: 187240
    AICPA Member: $239.00
    Non-Member: $299.00
  • $199.00-$249.00
    Annual Accounting and Auditing Workshop Online Access Product #: 156562
    AICPA Member: $199.00
    Non-Member: $249.00

Are your accounting and auditing skills up-to-date and on-par with industry standards? Be sure with this comprehensive, two-day course that updates you on the latest standards, including accounting, auditing, compilation, preparation, and review.

The course covers important industry changes such as revenue recognition, leases, financial instruments, and SSARS No. 21, and includes practical applications for each, to help you understand and apply the standards to real-life scenarios. The course also contains an exclusive video segment featuring expert speakers from the Private Company Council, Deloitte & Touche, and the AICPA Audit & Attest Standards Team.

With the rate of change in today’s regulatory environment, it’s critical to have access to a reliable source of information that will update you on key changes in the industry. This course provides the information you need to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date in your area of practice.

New for 2016

ASU’s issued in the past year, covering topics such as revenue recognition, leases, financial instruments, and Business Combinations; recently issued SAS No’s 128 through 130 and recently issued auditing interpretations; revised SSAE standards; Overview of SSARS No. 21.

Key Topics

  • Accounting, auditing, and attestation standards updates
  • Attest Clarity Project
  • ARSC Clarity Project
  • FASB projects — financial instruments
  • Private company financial reporting
  • IFRS in the United States – an update
  • Impact of the current environment on audit planning

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to:

  • Apply recently issued FASB, PCAOB, ASB, and ARSC guidance, standards, and pronouncements
  • Identify various standard setters’ project updates

Who Will Benefit?

CPAs who require a comprehensive review of recent accounting and auditing pronouncements

This product includes a course manual, plus, a 268 min (total run time) DVD video, which includes 11 separate segments relating to chapters within the manual. AICPA has assembled subject matter experts to discuss what matters most to those within the accounting and auditing profession, as well as what is expected to come in the future, from a regulatory and statutory standpoint. This product is designed to be used by first viewing the specific video segment, and then, returning to the course manual to read the chapter relating to the same topic as the video. Panelists’ discussion is led and moderated by Renee Rampulla, CPA, CGMA, Owner, Rampulla Advisory Services, LLC.  Panelists include the following (listed in order of appearance): William Schneider, CPA, CGMA, Director of Accounting, AT&T, Inc.; Michael Cheng, CPA, Private Company Council, FASB; Ahava Goldman, CPA, CGMA, Senior Technical Manager – Audit & Attest Standards Team, AICPA; Megan Zietsman, CPA, CA (SA), Partner – Audit & Assurance Services, Deloitte & Touche, LLP; Michael Glynn, CPA, CGMA, Senior Technical Manager – Audit & Attest Standards Team, AICPA

System Requirements

About the Authors

Kurt G. Oestriecher, CPA

Alexandria, Louisiana

Mr. Oestriecher has been employed by Oestriecher & Company; CPA's since 1986 and has been partner in charge of accounting and auditing services since 1994. He has also served as an Adjunct Instructor of Accounting at Louisiana State University at Alexandria and Northwestern State University.

Kurt functions in many capacities for the Louisiana Society of CPAs on its board and varying committees. He is Past President of the LCPA and past President of the Central Louisiana Chapter of Society of Louisiana CPAs. He is currently chair of the LCPA Professional Ethics Committee. He is a member of the AICPA and has served on the Accounting and Review Services Committee, which issues the Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services. He also served a six year term on the AICPA Joint Trial Board, and recently completed a three year term on AICPA Council

He received the Outstanding Discussion Leader Award from the Louisiana Society of CPAs in 1998, 2006, and 2010, and the AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.



Mark Beasley, PhD, CPA



Renee Rampulla, CPA, CGMA

Staten Island, NY

Renee Rampulla, CPA, CGMA, has over twenty years of professional experience. She consults, writes, and lectures on technical accounting and auditing issues. Renee has extensive experience in the auditing of public and privately held entities ranging from the manufacturing and service sectors, to financial services. Previously she was a partner in a regional accounting firm in the northeast in charge of the firm's accounting and auditing practice and their quality control group.

Renee is the founder of Rampulla Advisory Services, LLC. Her clients include nationally recognized professional organizations, accounting firms, companies, publishers and others. By devoting several years of her career at both regional and Big Four accounting firms Renee accumulated a wealth of technical and practical knowledge. In addition, while working for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), she performed professional ethics investigations; worked closely with senior technical committees; presented technical guidance before standard setters; and authored and updated several AICPA publications. Renee is the recipient of the AICPA's 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.

For several years Renee has been an adjunct lecturer at a university in New York City. She has taught numerous undergraduate accounting and auditing courses. Renee holds a BBA in Public Accounting from Bernard M. Baruch College. She is a member of the AICPA, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), the New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA), the Institute of Management Accountants, the American Woman's Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and the National Conference of Certified Public Accountants Practitioners.

Renee has recently been nominated to the NYSSCPA board; Sserves as chair of the NYSSCPA's Professional Ethics Committee; the 2014- 2015 Chair of the NYSSCPA's Nominating Committee, pastthe Vice President of the NYSSCPA's Staten Island Chapter, and a member of the NYSSCPA's Financial Accounting Standards Committee. She is the immediate past chair of the NJSCPA's Accounting and Auditing Standards Interest Group and a member of the NJSCPA's audit committee. She has also served as co-chair of the NJSCPA FASB and International Accounting Standards.



About the Publisher

AICPA

About the AICPA The American Institute of CPAs is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 412,000 members in 144 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialty credentials for CPAs who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. Through a joint venture with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, it has established the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation, which sets a new standard for global recognition of management accounting.